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Basil Caesar Salmon Recipe

Basil Caesar Salmon Recipe

"Since I love both salmon and Caesar salad, I created this 'delish fish' dish," relates Laurie LaClair from North Richland Hills, Texas. "It's hard to believe it takes so little effort to prepare such a showy company entree."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 salmon fillets (8 ounces each)
  • 1/4 cup creamy Caesar salad dressing
  • Pepper to taste
  • 1 cup Caesar salad croutons, crushed
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

Directions

  • 1. Place salmon in a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Spoon the salad dressing over fillets; sprinkle with pepper.
  • 2. Combine the croutons, Parmesan cheese and basil; sprinkle over fillets and gently press into dressing. Drizzle with oil. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 15-20 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Yield: 4 servings.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.